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Durham Arts Council and PAQA – South Present International Art Quilt Exhibition, May 20 – July 17

The Durham Arts Council (DAC) presents the 9th annual exhibition of innovative art quilts organized by the Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South (PAQA-South), opening on Friday, May 20 with a free, public reception. The exhibition is titled “ARTQUILTSmovement” and includes entries from all over the United States and Canada. Official jurors for the exhibition are Sara […]

“Inspiring Hearts” Stops in Durham

Join bassist Bernard Harris and Marvin Mumford as they travel the country to spread a musical message of health and healing to hearts and souls all across hospitals in America. Their musical message has been a reoccurring request to the patients at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh. The musical inspiration that will be delivered through the […]

CEO of Psychologist Group to Address NCCU’s First Graduate and Professional School Commencement

Norman B. Anderson, chief executive officer of the American Psychological Association and a North Carolina Central University alumnus, will deliver the commencement address at the university’s inaugural ceremony for graduate and professional students on May 13. Anderson was named the association’s CEO in 2003. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association is the largest […]

NCCU Students Prepare for Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Students from North Carolina Central University will once again compete against teams from 47 other historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge April 10–12 in Orlando, Fla. Now in its 22nd year, the All-Star Challenge is the nation’s only HBCU academic competition. Four-member teams from each school will field questions […]

NCCU Jazz Ensemble Shines at Villanova; Vocal Ensemble to Perform at N.C. Museum of Art

The Jazz Studies program at North Carolina Central University continued its tradition of musical excellence when members of the NCCU Jazz Ensemble competed in the Villanova Jazz Festival Collegiate Competition on March 25-26. The ensemble returned from the festival with six awards: Best Saxophone Section, Best Rhythm Section, Best Trumpet Section, Best Soloist, 1st Place […]

Durham Arts Council Presents Durham Art Walk Spring Market, April 9-10

The Durham Arts Council will host the Durham Art Walk Spring Market, a weekend event showcasing Durham businesses along with the latest creative endeavors of over 200 local artists. This event attracts thousands of art enthusiasts for two full days of enjoying great art, music, performances, food and all that downtown Durham has to offer. […]

21st Annual NCCU Jazz Festival

The 21st annual North Carolina Central University Jazz Festival will take place on the campus from April 11 to 16, featuring the Roy Hargrove Quintet and jazz vocalist Rene Marie. The NCCU Jazz Ensembles II and III will also perform. Grammy-award winning trumpeter Roy Hargrove began playing the trumpet in the fourth grade. Midway through […]

NCCU School of Law Makes U.S. News’ “Most Popular” List

The North Carolina Central University School of Law has been named one of the nation’s 10 “most popular” law schools in a ranking released by U.S. News & World Report this week. The listing is based on an analysis of admission yield — the percentage of students accepted by a school who choose to enroll. […]

Emmy-winning Reporter to Address NCCU Honors Students

During a two-decade career as a national and international reporter for the ABC and CBS networks, Vicki Mabrey has won a series of Emmy Awards for news coverage. On April 8, Mabrey, a correspondent for the ABC News show “Nightline,” will address honors recipients at North Carolina Central University’s 62nd Honors Convocation. The ceremony, at […]

Foreclosure Prevention Forum at NCCU

Homeowners in North Carolina facing foreclosure can receive free legal advice at a public forum, “Community Education Day: What to do When Facing Mortgage Issues,” on Saturday, March 26, at 10 a.m. in the Turner Law Building on the campus of North Carolina Central University. The event is free and open to the public and […]

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